Sony patents granted on 30 March 2010

58 US patents granted on 30 March 2010 and assigned to Sony

1 RE41,174 Information retrieval apparatus and method
2 D612,885 Camera
3 D612,866 Audio player
4 D612,837 Portable speaker
5 D612,836 Modular entertainment system
6 D612,822 Portable communications device
7 7,690,014 Information processing apparatus
8 7,689,983 Information processing method and apparatus and recording medium
9 7,689,968 Proximity effect correction with regard to a semiconductor circuit design pattern
10 7,689,901 Multiple updates to content descriptions using a single command
11 7,689,888 Decoding apparatus and method and program
12 7,689,868 Memory handling techniques to facilitate debugging
13 7,689,840 Information processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, and information processing method, and computer program
14 7,689,825 Systems and methods for device registration using optical transmission
15 7,689,814 Methods and apparatus for disabling error countermeasures in a processing system
16 7,689,784 Methods and apparatus for dynamic linking program overlay
17 7,689,697 Server, reconnection control method, device, reconnection method, program, and record medium
18 7,689,694 Process management apparatus, computer systems, distributed processing method, and computer program for avoiding overhead in a process management device
19 7,689,683 System for managing object in virtual space
20 7,689,664 System and method for installing and configuring software applications on a mobile networked terminal
21 7,689,613 OCR input to search engine
22 7,689,591 Recording apparatus and method, reproducing apparatus and method, recording and reproducing apparatus and method, and program
23 7,689,353 Navigation system
24 7,689,322 Robot apparatus and method of controlling the motion thereof
25 7,689,304 Audio playback apparatus, audio playback method, and program
26 7,689,255 In-vehicle apparatus
27 7,689,252 Method and system for processing information
28 7,689,242 Channel estimator for OFDM system
29 7,689,175 Configurable frequency band elimination for powerline network
30 7,689,168 Remote user interface for Bluetooth.TM. device
31 7,689,118 Image capture apparatus
32 7,689,105 Record medium and its reproducer, reproducing method, record medium manufacturing apparatus, record medium manufacturing method, and recorder
33 7,689,103 Pipeline processing system and information processing apparatus
34 7,689,096 Information processing device, information processing method, and information processing program
35 7,689,095 Electronic device system
36 7,689,094 Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and program
37 7,689,040 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program
38 7,688,978 Scene change detection
39 7,688,922 Transmitting apparatus and transmitting method, receiving apparatus and receiving method, transceiver apparatus, communication apparatus and method, recording medium, and program
40 7,688,921 Transmitting apparatus and transmitting method, receiving apparatus and receiving method, transceiver apparatus, communication apparatus and method, recording medium, and program
41 7,688,910 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, and computer program
42 7,688,868 Information transmitting apparatus and method, information receiving apparatus and method, information transmitting and receiving system and method, recording medium and program
43 7,688,822 Multiplexing device and multiplexing method, program, recording medium
44 7,688,799 Mobile terminal, wireless relay apparatus, and mobile communication system
45 7,688,594 Flexible printed circuit board
46 7,688,506 Screen and image projection apparatus
47 7,688,383 Information signal processor, method for processing information signal, image signal processor and image display apparatus using the same, coefficient seed data production device used in the same, method for producing coefficient seed data set and information-providing medium
48 7,688,376 Imaging device and imaging method, and display unit and display method
49 7,688,350 Digital camera apparatus and printing method of digital camera apparatus
50 7,688,270 Near field communication antenna and mobile device
51 7,688,234 Coding apparatus, coding method, program for executing the method, and recording medium storing the program
52 7,688,027 Portable battery charger to charge plural batteries
53 7,688,025 Electronic device, battery pack, power-supply controlling method for electronic device, program for controlling power supply for electronic device
54 7,687,831 Solid state image pickup device
55 7,687,711 Electronic device
56 7,686,692 Pattern codes used for interactive control of computer applications and video game applications
57 7,686,690 Game machine and method for grouping players into teams participating matchup game
58 7,686,244 Paper roll feed mechanism, paper roll feed cassette, and image forming apparatus